Portrait of American factory worker Winifred Thompson, who is a Navajo, using a riveter to assemble an airplane at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation during World War II, San Diego, California. She wears a hairnet and a canvas uniform.
From December 1941 all women aged 18 to except those exempted, were required to do National Service. They could either join one the uniformed women's services,or seek work in a factory.The contribution made by the women factory workers must be among t
Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage
Before disaster struck: Women workers stack live shells destined for the trenches at the huge munitions factory at Chilwell in Nottinghamshire in A few months later, on 1 July, 250 workers were killed when eight tons of TNT explosive at.
This woman reminds me of Julia Roberts. Mary and Molly (or "Mollie") Bell were two young women from Pulaski County, Virginia[ who disguised themselves as men and fought in the Civil War for the Confederacy for two years.
The women who fought as men: Rare Civil War pictures of female soldiers who dressed up as males to fight